FrancesP 060001Y1C0 Tags:  optim web lotus connections confession dilbert data fun java e-mail 1,336 Visits
What do Bubbles, Psycho, Dilbert and Runnable have to do with "technical"? They are used to describe and inform ..and let's face it....entertain....which is the best way to learn.
Check out e-mail is soooooooo last week: to learn about Bubbles and Psycho ...and the benefits of Lotus Connections 2.5..... ( no fears...for those of us on My developerWorks as the team continues to enhance and upgrade we should see Lotus Connections 2.5 features arriving for us to use ....YIPPEEE - is that another technical workd?)
and what about Dilbert? Always a good way to make a point, check out Anticipating Problems
and then there is runnable.....I just like the word....say it a few times and you'll see why...runnable runnable runnable... ..now wasn't that fun? On the serious note: ever taken a java core on a Java 5 SDK and wondered why threads that should be marked as Runnable are showing up as Condition Wait? If so...check out this solution.
FrancesP 060001Y1C0 Tags:  optim information_management confession green smarter_planet 3 Comments 1,278 Visits
what's an Optim? I always think opt-in as in what I do for newsletters and e-mails, etc. It sounds the same. But Optim is so much more...now that is an understatement.
IBM recently consolidated many of its Data Studio products under the Optim name in an effort to provide a complete integrated data management environment -- a comprehensive solution that enables you to design, develop, deploy, and manage database applications throughout the lifecycle. So I had to find out...here's more about Optim
FrancesP 060001Y1C0 Tags:  it smarter_planet rational source android scala java optim linux eclipse open confession green 1 Comment 2,107 Visits
"On Spaceship Earth there are no passengers; everybody is a member of the crew. We have moved into an age in which everybody's activities affect everybody else." -Marshall McLuhan
Now that describes how each of us has an impact and can help make our world and work smarter and greener. developerWorks offers a plethora of resources to help techies gain skill and knowledge about technologies that, when used for the greater good, transform how we work, play, exchange information,manage and operate.
Techies really are the leaders today in changing how we all work and survive. Yes, bold statements...but why not? So what's available on developerWorks (and My developerWorks):
My developerWorks: search on the tags: green, smarter_planet, energy (to name a few) ... share and tag your bookmarks too.
developerWorks: where to start? easy - The GReen IT Report . The GReen IT Report (also called the GRIT Report - oh no...a FLA (see previous blog post)) is an aggregator of content, code and collaboration ideas. Recent additions include a number of no-charge trial downloads of Tivoli, Rational and Optim software as well as articles : Going Green and staying secure to Creating mobile apps with Scala, Android or Eclipse to Building virtual appliances with Open Virtualization to Solar powered networks for anyone: think Linux.
While visiting the GReen IT Report., do check out the People and Idea tab.......my fan favorite is the water based glasses under Earth Insights.
Want to expand your horizons: The GReen IT Report: Japan and Smarter Planet for developers, IT Professionals and students: Japan
FrancesP 060001Y1C0 Tags:  optim smarter_planet confession developerworks linux blog cognos blogging 6 Comments 1,843 Visits
In a gross generalization, all software and hardware occasionally hiccups. My developerWorks had a few hiccups and I found I really missed visiting. I missed looking for the latest blog postings, latest bookmarks and latest additions to my groups. I was craving posting new bookmarks including this one GReen IT Report in Japanese as well as How to measure employee carbon footprints: Part 2: Putting the concept to the test: and Access Optim archive file data using Cognos and Linux: lean, clean and green and ...keep your eyes posted I am on a roll bookmarking
I am not sure it is appropriate to "miss" a software entity (is that what My developerWorks is?) but I did. I felt a little lonely without it.